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Hagiographic and homiletic Miscellany
Egypt, Fayyūm Province, 905-906
MS M.600 fol. 46r

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Rectangular headpiece for title of Theophilus of Antioch, Homily on the Virgin Mary, decorated with interlace and spearhead finials at corners.
Decorated initial Alpha with scrolling foliate coronis.
Decorated initial T with scrolling foliate coronis descending into lower margin, terminals of spearhead finials.

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